As Delhi is the capital of India. It has a great history. Delhi is famous for its history and many of historical places. Its a very difficult task to visit and see top 10 and famous place in Delhi. See the it is difficult because here are approx. 100 place whic attract you for your time and attention. But we have always a limited time to explre the best of Delhi. So here are the list of top 10 place to see in Delhi while come to sightseeing in Delhi.
India Gate. : If you come to Delhi and not visiting and spent some time in the evening and not going to midinigh picnic at India Gate. Than you would be definitely missed out a prime attraction of Delhi. India Gate built to pay tribute to the memory of soldiers who laid down their life for the country. So it is the symbol of bravery, courage and free India.
Address: Rajpath, India Gate, New Delhi
Timing: All Day
Things To Do: Picnic in the night
Red Fort – The looming magnificence of Red Fort was home to the Mughal Emperors for over 200 years, until 1857. Red Fort, today, holds special significance to every Indian as it is the place where every year on the Independence Day, the Prime Minister of India hoists the Indian National Flag.
Address: Netaji Subhash Marg, Chandani Chowk, New Delhi
Timing: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm || Closed on Mondays
To do: Light and Sound Show (7 pm to 9:30 pm)
Chandani Chowk – It is perhaps the most crowded as well as the most vibrant of the places in Delhi. Abundant in historical buildings and cultural heritage, Chandani Chowk is also the place where you can shop for any and every thing. The dusty old lanes of Chandani Chowk are famous for their delicious cuisines (both veg and non-veg).
Address: Chandani Chowk, Old Delhi
Timing: All Day
Things To do: Shopping, Sightseeing, Food Tour
Hauz Khas Fort and Lake: Located in the most happening part of Delhi i.e. Hauz Khas Village, the fort is an old rumbling structure that was originally a Madarassa. You can see the small student chambers and the quaint architecture of the Mughal period is clearly visible. The lake provides a serene atmosphere where you can sit for hours on end watching the ducks and the swans playing their games.
Address: Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi
Timing: 6 am to 6 pm
Things To do: Photography, Lazy stroll around the lake
Jantar Mantar – Built in 1724 by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur, the Jantar Mantar consists of 13 architectural astronomy instruments. During his time Maharaja Jai Singh II believed that the existing astronomical instruments too small to take correct measurements. Hence, the Jantar Mantar! Today, Jantar Mantar is one of the most visited tourist attraction in Delhi owing to its unique architecture and historical significance.
Address: Sansad Marg, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Timing: 6 am to 5 pm
Things To do: Photography, Explore the architectural brilliance
Rashtrapati Bhawan – The Rashtrapati Bhawan is the official residence of the President of India. This utterly marvelous edifice is one of the largest building of its kind in the world. Standing on a lush 330 acre estate, the Rashtrapati Bhawan is an example of the fusion of English and Mughal style of architecture. You can request for a visit to the Rashtrapati Bhawan online through a link on the website http://presidentofindia.nic.in/.
Address: New Delhi, India
Timing: 9 am to 4 pm
Things To do: Photography, Walk through the Mughal Gardens
Akshardham Temple – Akshardham Templeis en epitome of grandeur, rich cultural heritage and utter devotion to Hindutva. One of the most sacred temples of Hindus in North India, Akshardham Temple showcases the magnificent architecture of the bygone Hindu eras.
Address: Noida Mor, New Delhi
Timing: First Entry – 9:30 am || Last Entry- 6:30 pm
Things To do: Nilkanth Varni Abhishek, Musical Fountain Show, Sanskriti Vihar (Boat Ride)
Lotus Temple: Set in the center of the lush green landscaped gardens, the Lotus Temple is actually the last of the seven Bahai Temples built around the world, It is called the Lotus Temple due to its shape. Th whole temple is made of pure white marble.
Address:Lotus Temple Rd, Shambhu Dayal Bagh, Bahapur, New Delhi
Timing: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Things To do: Photography, Meditation
Delhi Haat – Delhi Haat is a the melting pot of diverse culture and heritage seen all over India. Essentially a shopping complex, Delhi Haat plays host to shops from all over India. Craftsmen and traders from places like Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar, come to Delhi Haat to sell hand-looms, handicrafts, traditional jewelry and much more. There are state specific restaurants in Delhi Haat that serve the delicacy of their particular states.
Address: Sri Aurobindo Marg, Laxmi Bai Nagar, New Delhi
Timing: 10 am to 10 pm
Things To do: Shopping, Trying cuisines of different states, Photography
Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium – The magnificent Jawahar Lal Nehru stadium has been witness to some historic moments in Indian sports. Be it nail biting cricket matches against Pakistan or thrilling moments during the Common Wealth Games,Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium has never disappointed the spectators.
Address: Lodhi Road, New Delhi
Things To do: Watch a sporting event, Photography
My list ends here; yours does not. You can tell us what your favorite places to visit in Delhi is and why!